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Appletto: Steve Jobs opera commissioned by Santa Fe Opera

A new epic musical based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will "push the boundaries of the art form," says the New Mexico-based company.

By August 6, 2015

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Uber tests taking 30% commission from new drivers

The ride-hailing service is testing a new, tiered fee structure that could cut into part-time drivers' pay but reward full-time drivers.

By May 18, 2015

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Uber adopts a no-commission approach to stay operational in New Delhi

The taxi-hailing app switches gears to remain operational in India, despite a ban on their main business due to an ongoing legal battle.

By January 28, 2015

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Chinese firm recruiting 1M messaging app users to sell electronics

Haier, an electronics giant, is enlisting sellers through WeChat -- with the incentive of sales commissions. Social selling may be the next big wave.

By August 27, 2015

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Pro video gaming league to drug test competitors

Technically Incorrect: After a competitor admits to taking Adderall, the Electronic Sports League will begin testing for performance enhancers.

By July 23, 2015

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The FCC's vocal minority speaks out

In an interview, Michael O'Rielly, one of the two Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission, weighs in on the politically divisive nature of the agency.

By July 16, 2015

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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Uber driver is an employee not contractor, says California

California Labor Commission rules that a driver for the ride-hailing service is an employee and not an independent contractor. The decision could have ramifications for Uber's business model.

By June 17, 2015

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Etsy may face 'Handmade' rival from Amazon

Craft makers, would you decamp from Etsy for someplace called Handmade at Amazon? The e-commerce giant is looking to gauge your interest.

By May 24, 2015

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European Commission to investigate "freemium" apps

Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.

By March 2, 2014